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No Security For Costs For Defendants With Trust Funds
Defendants may be denied security for costs if they have holdback in trust that exceeds their reasonable costs of the action.
Canada
3 May 2017
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Calling All Small Claims: British Columbia's Civil Resolution Tribunal Looks To Take On Low-Value Small Claims Disputes
The Civil Resolution Tribunal (the "CRT") is a unique online forum to address disputes in British Columbia. The CRT first began hearing strata disputes in July 2016 and is now poised to implement its second phase by introducing small claims disputes up to $5,000 beginning on June 1, 2017.
Canada
21 Apr 2017
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The Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms WCAT Is Owed Curial Deference
Beginning almost 15 years ago, seven lab technicians at a hospital were diagnosed with breast cancer.
Canada
17 Aug 2016
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British Columbia Lawsuit By Guatemalan Plaintiffs Against Tahoe Resources Inc. Stayed On Forum Non Conveniens Grounds
In a decision with important implications for Canadian companies with foreign operations, the Supreme Court of British Columbia declined jurisdiction to hear a claim brought against Tahoe Resources Inc. (Tahoe) in British Columbia.
Canada
18 Nov 2015
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Is it Safe to Talk Now? Ontario Court of Appeal Decision in Moore on Counsel/Expert Interaction
Earlier this week, the Ontario Court of Appeal (the "Court") released its much anticipated decision Moore v Getahun.
Canada
31 Jan 2015
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#YouGotServed – Canadian Courts Confirm The Use Of Social Media for Alternative Service
As of mid 2014, an estimated 15.8 million Canadians still read newspaper content weekly and almost 10 million of those exclusively choose the print edition.
Canada
3 Dec 2014
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The New Code Of Civil Procedure: An Approach Promoting Negotiations Between The Parties, Mediation And Arbitration
"Bill 28: An Act to Establish the New Code of Civil Procedure" was recently passed and should come into force in 2015.
Canada
2 Jun 2014
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Bearsfield Development Inc. v Mcnabb: Canada's First Judgment On The Intersection Between The Rules Of Temporary And Permanent Stay Of Proceedings
In the recent decision of Bearsfield Developments Inc. v McNabb, Madam Justice B. R. Warkentin of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice delivered the first judgment on the intersection between the rules of temporary and permanent stay of proceedings
Canada
16 Apr 2014
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When Will British Columbia's Former Limitation Act Still Apply To Civil Claims In The Province?
There has been sparse judicial commentary regarding British Columbia's new Limitation Act since it came into force less than a year ago on June 1, 2013.
Canada
4 Apr 2014
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A Failure To Communicate: Trustee's Claim to Non-Exempt Equity In Bankrupt's Property Should Be Declared At Time Of Assignment In Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy trustees should clearly communicate to the bankrupt their intent to make a claim against the non-exempt equity in the bankrupt's property at the time of the assignment into bankruptcy ..
Canada
4 Apr 2014
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L'adoption du Nouveau Code de Procédure Civile : un Changement Nécessaire Pour une Justice Civile Plus Accessible, Efficace et Rapide
Le projet de loi no 28 instituant le nouveau Code de procédure civile1 (le « Nouveau Code de Procédure Civile ») a été adopté le 20 février 2014
Canada
5 Mar 2014
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Counting Down The Days To British Columbia's New Limitation Act – June 1, 2013
On June 1, 2013, British Columbia's new Limitation Act will come into force.
Canada
28 May 2013
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Contract For Services In Québec: The Client Is Still King When It Comes To Termination And To The Service Provider's Compensation For Loss Of Profit
In MDV Representations v Corporation Xprima.com inc,1 the Superior Court of Quebec recently dismissed the claims of the plaintiffs, two service providers, who unsuccessfully argued that the defendant client had wrongfully terminated their service contracts to provide web sponsorship services.
Canada
7 Sep 2012
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